$200m home battery scheme to drive down energy costs for South Australians

The South Australian Government is offering grants of up to $6,000 to help some 40,000 households pay for the installation of a home battery...

Amcor joins the ‘New Plastics Economy Global Commitment’

Amcor has signed up to a new global initiative aimed at reducing waste and pollution from plastic packaging. The company has joined the New Plastics...

New ARENA-backed project to examine the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme

Origin Energy has received $2 million in funding from ARENA to assess the feasibility of expanding the Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme. Located 150 kilometres south...

Victoria’s first of two grid scale batteries unveiled at Ballarat

AusNet Services and EnergyAustralia have officially commissioned Victoria's first grid scale battery project in Ballarat. Located at AusNet Services’ Ballarat terminal substation, the 30 MW...

ARENA announces $6m in funding for Australia’s first ultra-fast charging network

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $6 million in funding to Chargefox Pty Ltd to roll out Australia’s first ultra-rapid charging network...

New energy-from-waste facility to generate hundreds of jobs in WA

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $23 million in funding to help build Australian-first energy-from-waste project. Located 40 km south of Perth in...

New ARENA-backed initiative to help Australian firms to switch to renewables

ARENA will provide $500,000 to Climate-KIC Australia, WWF-Australia and UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures to help build Australia's first Business Renewables Centre. The $1.74 million...

ARENA partners up with Monash and Indra Australia to trial microgrid at Monash campus

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), Monash University and Indra Australia have joined forces to ensure the success of a $7.1 million project –...

Vestas to set up renewable energy hub in Geelong

Vestas has announced the establishment of the Vestas Renewable Energy Hub (VREH) in Geelong, which will build wind turbines for the 180 megawatt (MW)...

New cutting-edge abattoir powered by renewables to generate hundreds of jobs in Qld

Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the development application for a $308 million project that will deliver 308 construction and 335 operational jobs in the...